Creativity in Business

Sometimes I feel as though I am not doing anything creative at all. As the owner/artist of our studio and gallery, I spend my time as the CFO, logistics manager, and all I do is take care of business. And that now and then I get to squeeze in

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Creativity Revisited

Well, one of our readers said creativity is just putting your materials in your hands and letting something spontaneous happen. Yes, that is one viewpoint. The creativity I want to speak about today is taking something that was created for one purpose, melding it with a new idea and

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Our pumpkins don’t go bad!

Our pumpkin seeds don’t come from the ground but from the minds and hearts of the glass blowers. The Pumpkin Body The creation of a pumpkin starts with a gather of glass from the furnace. Then depending on the size of the pumpkin, another gather or two

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The Fall Pumpkin crop is in!

pumpkin patch, pumpkin crop

Pumpkins are in season, and everyone loves them! They look great on your table to celebrate Fall. So why buy a pumpkin that will spoil when you can get a beautiful glass blown pumpkin or set of them to adorn your table?  They will be beautiful this

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What do you think creativity is?

What do you think creativity is? Is creativity the phenomenon whereby something new and valuable is created? To me, the capacity to be creative is one of the most important characteristics that we as humans can possess. Whether we are creating a “new” idea or a piece

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Whew, a look back can really make you proud!

WOW have we learned a lot! And not just about glass blowing, fabrication, and studio maintenance. Each member of the Three Dimensional Visions team has been a real contributor sharing their expertise and gaining new competencies. Less we forget here’s a list of our achievements in the last year: Designed

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Exhausting Challenges!

We have been planning our new glass blowing exhaust system (i.e., big kitchen hood) for quite a while. Who knew that designing it would be just as challenging as procuring materials and building the framework? Michael spent a lot of time thoughtfully designing and redesigning. We decided

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Emptying the pot for the first time!

Annually we must do maintenance on our electrical glass furnace. Maintenance includes checking the elements, the electrical connections, and the crucible. If the electrical needs work or the crucible is damaged, you must cut the power off to the furnace. Before that happens, the crucible or pot must

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Glass Enthusiasts Welcome!

Welcome glass lovers to the world of Three Dimensional Visions! We want to make connections with other glass artists, glass enthusiasts, and people who want to enrich their lives through artistic self-expression. We are a new glass studio and gallery that opened on April 1st, 2014! How appropriate, April

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